FILE - In this May 10, 2010 file photo, inmate Donnie Patterson, left, watches television on his top bunk, as other inmates mill around in unit four of the John Lilley Correctional Center in Boley, ... more 
FILE - In this May 10, 2010 file photo, inmate Donnie Patterson, left, watches television on his top bunk, as other inmates mill around in unit four of the John Lilley Correctional Center in Boley, Okla. The men are housed in a building originally built as a dining hall. Oklahoma’s prison population has grown from 22,600 in 2000 to nearly 26,000 now, straining both the prisons and the state's budget. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Sue Ogrocki, File
Tue, Feb 1, 2011 2:13 PM EST